Were you looking for information about Advair Diskus? Advair Doskus is a common misspelling of Advair Diskus.
The Advair® Diskus (fluticasone and salmeterol) is approved to treat airway spasms in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and to prevent airway spasms in people who have asthma. This prescription medication comes in the form of small foil pockets that are filled with powder. These pockets are punctured and the powder is inhaled using your own breath. It is typically taken twice a day, with about 12 hours between doses. Possible side effects may include coughing, headaches, and a sore throat.
(For the complete eMedTV article on this medication, click Advair Diskus. This article offers an in-depth look at how the Advair Diskus inhaler works, and also explains what to tell your healthcare provider before taking this medication. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)